See Randy's book about this "Last Lecture" at http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~robins/Randy_Book.html
"Achieving Your Childhood Dreams", the inspirational "Last Lecture" given by Professor Randy Pausch (www.randypausch.com) in Sept 2007. Randy reprised and discussed this talk on the Oprah Show in Oct 2007 (see www.cs.virginia.edu/robins/Randy_Oprah.html). Randy Pausch is a virtual reality pioneer, human-computer interaction researcher, co-founder of CMU's Entertainment Technology Center (www.etc.cmu.edu), and creator of the Alice (www.alice.org) software project. Other videos by Randy, including downloadable versions of this and other talks, can be found at www.cs.virginia.edu/robins/Randy Professor Gabriel Robins (www.cs.virginia.edu/robins) of UVa posted this video.